Blog: Why Shopping Local is the Ultimate Gift
With the holiday season just around the corner, the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce encourages you to celebrate a time-honored tradition that not only enriches your community but also makes your gift-giving more meaningful - shopping local. You have the opportunity to shop local during the Greater Huntington Candy Cane Trail starting on November 1 through January 1! The Greater Huntington Candy Cane Trail is a free mobile passport that promotes and incentivizes supporting local for the holiday season. Beginning on November 1, residents of and visitors to the Huntington area can sign up for the passport. Throughout the Trail, participants can earn points by checking in at participating businesses, redeeming exclusive offers, and attending events. Points can then be redeemed for prizes, which include a commemorative ornament, commemorative ceramic mug, and entries into a drawing for a $1,000 cash grand prize!
In this blog, we'll explore the reasons why choosing local businesses for your holiday shopping is a gift in itself.
Boosting the Local Economy
Unique and Thoughtful Gifts
Building Community Connections
Supporting Community Initiatives
Preserving Local Culture
This holiday season (and throughout the year), shop local and give the gift of community, culture, and connection. Together, we can make the holiday season brighter for everyone in our community! View our directory for a list of local members!